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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 11, Issue 6 (2022)

Evaluation of skin-irritancy potential of a skin ointment containing the essential oil of ocimum sanctum l (Basil/Thulasi) leaves in Wistar albino rats

Author(s):

Venugopal Jayapal, V Subha, Pradeep J, Kartik Janardan Salwe and K Manimekalai

Abstract:

Skin irritant potential of a skin ointment containing 4% essential oil extracted from the Ocimum sanctum L. (Basil/Thulassi) leaves was evaluated on the hair clipped skin of female Wistar albino rats. The calculated Primary Irritation Index was ‘0” and it falls under the category of “negligible irritant.

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How to cite this article:
Venugopal Jayapal, V Subha, Pradeep J, Kartik Janardan Salwe and K Manimekalai. Evaluation of skin-irritancy potential of a skin ointment containing the essential oil of ocimum sanctum l (Basil/Thulasi) leaves in Wistar albino rats. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2022;11(6):57-60. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2022.v11.i6a.14526

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